Intel Sandy Bridge
Intel's next generation of Core i5 and i7 processors, code-named [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/205409/sandy_bridge_processors_promise_new_era_of_mobile_computing.html|Sandy Bridge|Sandy Bridge Processors Promise New Era of Mobile Computing]], represents a significant step forward. A new CPU core brings revised vector instructions and emphasizes energy efficiency, too. The new integrated GPU, built into the silicon along with the CPU, may be Sandy Bridge's most important advance. The processor is dramatically faster and more capable than anything Intel has shipped before.
At CES 2011, Taiwanese manufacturer Micro-Star International was the first to display a batch of [[xref:http://www.pcworld.com/businesscenter/article/215545/msi_among_first_to_show_sandy_bridge_laptops_mobos.html|laptops that run the the new processors|MSI Among First to Show Sandy Bridge Laptops, Mobos]].